Is there some way to verify if an @user tag in a comment was correctly entered (meaning that the user was appropriately notified)?

I am aware of the auto-complete feature that is present when commenting and that is what I tend to use just to avoid any concern that I mistyped a user's name when commenting.

I am also aware of this question about telling the user who will be notified which would probably have been good enough for my purposes as well if it had been implemented.

From these two issues I am led to assume that we are supposed to use the auto-complete, but there is no way to verify after the fact if we actually notified who we thought we notified--a real user, the right user or no one at all as the @users are not linked in the comment. While it may seem that I have answered my own question I don't like to rely on my assumptions and I couldn't find any confirmation of how it is all supposed to work "officially".

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    And take away the amusement I derive from the various ways people misspell my name?! – Martijn Pieters Mar 15 '13 at 16:57
  • @MartijnPieters: I second that; once I get my name back on April 3. – Pieter Geerkens Mar 15 '13 at 17:34
  • @MartjinPeters Hmm... – Doorknob Mar 15 '13 at 22:59
  • @MartijnPieters (see above comment ;)) – Doorknob Mar 15 '13 at 22:59
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    @Doorknob: You forgot to insert extra 'n' and 'j' characters! :-) – Martijn Pieters Mar 15 '13 at 23:01
  • @Mar‚Äčtein, some typos don't stop the notification ;-) – Arjan Mar 16 '13 at 7:59
  • @Argan: I am fully aware of what works! :-P – Martijn Pieters Mar 16 '13 at 9:15

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